Microsoft Corp. Chairman and Chief Software Architect William (Bill) H. Gates will visit Princeton University on Friday, Oct. 14, to engage students in a discussion about the evolving role of computer technology in today's world. He also will receive the Crystal Tiger award from students for his global leadership. Oct 14, 2005 at Princeton University Length: 1:15:22 Topics: Bill Gates, technology
Scholar and author Stephanie Coontz explores the myths of traditional marriage. Coontz is a faculty member at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and the director of research and public education for the Council on Contemporary Families. She has published extensively on the topic of marriage and family life and is the author of several highly praised books, such as The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap and Marriage, A History: From Obedience to Intimacy, or How... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Stephanie Coontz, marriage
Professor Jack Snyder is a leading authority on international affairs. His recent work has focused on the propensity of democratizing countries to fight wars (in contrast to countries with firmly established democratic institutions). In this session, he presented some of his exciting new work on domestic political effects of the new American national security strategy. Introduction by Eugene Gholz, LBJ School of Public Affairs. (Oct 26, 2006 at the University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of... Topics: Jack Snyder, Bush Doctrine
At age 92, author and journalist Studs Terkel talks about his latest book, "They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey," a collection of his radio interviews with musicians like Bob Dylan and the bluesman Big Bill Broonzy. University of Chicago Length: 57:59 Topic: Studs Terkel
A Qatar University Seminar with Anne-Marie Slaughter, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and Hady Amr, of the Amr Group. Apr 11, 2005, in Doha, Qatar Length: 1:15:30 Topics: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Hady Amr
Keynote speaker: Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff Event: 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005 Length: 45:03 Topic: Michael Chertoff
Anne-Marie Slaughter: Princeton University Danielle Pletka: American Enterprise Institute Mark Malloch Brown: Executive Office of the Secretary-General Moderator: Senator George J. Mitchell Columbia University Oct 17, 2005 Length: 1:22:43 Topics: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Danielle Pletka, Mark Malloch Brown, George Mitchell
Panel V: Climate William H. Schlesinger, moderator - Dean of the Nicholas School and James B. Duke Professor of Biogeochemistry Thomas J. Crowley - Nicholas Professor of Earth Systems Science, Nicholas School Martin Hoffert - Professor Emeritus of Physics, New York University Fred Krupp - President of Environmental Defense Jonathan Wiener - Perkins Professor of Law and Professor of Environmental Policy, Duke University Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University Sep... Topics: climate, environment, William Schlesinger, Thomas Crowley, Martin Hoffert, Fred Krupp, Jonathan...
Mansour Farhang, Bennington College. Iraninan-born author and former diplomat. He served as revolutionary Iran's first ambassador to the United Nations, and also worked as a mediator in the early months of the Iran-Iraq war. (April 18, 2006 - Middlebury College) Length: 82 minutes Topics: Mansour Farhang, Iran, nuclear power, nuclear weapons
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A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 11:50 - 12:45 Panel II: What the emerging participatory web media services are doing * From Our Media to YouTube, Odeo to BrightCove, Conversations Network to Global Voices - people are using new media to facilitate citizen participation not just through text and blogging but now with digital audio and video. Is this the future of public media? What are the opportunities for cross-pollination with public...
This is a compilation of highlights of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, which brought together diverse experts and practitioners to examine the concept of the war on terror. Discussions center on conceptual frameworks and concrete policy recommendations to move beyond the rhetoric and ideology that often shapes responses to terrorism. Topic: terrorism
SPEAKER: Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, and Director,Middle East Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University January 26-27, 2006, at Tufts University Democratizing the Middle East? A conference sponsored by: The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University Length: 49:52 Topics: Rashid Khalidi, democracy, Middle East
Session two of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Dana Allin, Senior Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Phillip C. Saunders, Senior Research Fellow, National Defense University. Presider: Philip Gordon, Senior Fellow for U.S. foreign Policy, the Brookings Institution. Topics: Iraq, Dana Allin, Phillip Saunders, foreign policy, defense policy
"A Conversation on Stem Cell Research" Robert Klein, Chair of the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. February 8, 2006 University of California at Berkley, Goldman School of Public Policy.
State of the World was the ambitious topic of a two-day conference held in February 2004 by the Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Panelists: Charles S. Maier/Harvard University, Linda Weiss/University of Sydney, Ravi Kanbur/Cornell University, Francois Bourguignon/World Bank, Amy L. Chua/Yale Law School, Samantha Power/Harvard University, G. John Ikenberry/Georgetown University, Michael Mann/UCLA Website: http://www.princeton.edu/~piirs/sow/ Feb 13-14, 2004...
Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, a three-star general who recently completed two tours of Iraq, discusses the importance of international partnerships in the global war on terror. A keynote speech at the 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005 Length: 1:14:29 Topics: David Petraeus, Iraq, war
U.S. media lawyer Robert D. Balin discusses recent criminal libel cases in Asia and evolving international legal standards in libel defence. Mr. Balin will discuss in particular Shin Corp v. Klangnarong, which was brought against a Thai activist who had criticized Thailand's Prime Minister and the telecommunications company owned by his family. In a decision that has been hailed as a victory for free expression, a Bangkok court recently dismissed criminal libel charges against the activist. The... Topic: Robert Balin
byHarvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society
A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 3:20PM - 3:30 - High Order Bit: Just a Pretty Face(book)? What College Students Actually Do Online (add your notes) (comment on the blog post) - Fresh thinking and research about what types of sites and online services college students are using and how their engagement differs by socio-economic background and user attributes. Speaker: Eszter Hargittai Assistant Professor Northwestern University
This panel examines the local dimensions of conflict in the Middle East, including tensions between Syria and Lebanon, and the sectarian divisions within Iraq. Moderator: Michael Doran, Asst. Prof. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University Panelists: - Col. Thomas F. Lynch III, CENTCOM - Michael Young, Daily Star (Lebanon) - Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Topics: terrorism, Michael Doran, Thomas F. Lynch, Michael Young, Michael Rubin, Al-Qaeda
James Boyle of Duke Law School, and Charles Nesson of the Berkman Center highlight a conference on "Reinventing Public Media in a Participatory Culture" Keynote Presentation: Reinventing the Gatekeeper - James Boyle favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: James Boyle, Charles Nesson
Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, presents the keynote address for the second annual Secretary-General's Global Colloquium of University Presidents. Stiglitz, a University Professor at Columbia University leads a discussion on "Innovative Sources of Funding for Public Goods." (Feb 14, 2006 at Princeton University) Length: 1:28:17 Topic: Joseph Stiglitz
"Anatomy of Terror: Understanding Religious Violence" Jessica Stern - lecturer in public policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Stern disputes the theses that terrorism has little impact and that government policies should simply be aimed at reducing fear. Mentioning a psychometric model that identifies 18 variables associated with disproportionate dread, Stern emphasizes that there is a clear difference in the ways that individuals and governments should...
Session one of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Toby Dodge, Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Steven Simon, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. - Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development, University of Maryland. Presider: F. Gregory Gause III,... Topics: Iraq, Toby Dodge, Steven Simon, Shibley Telhami, Steven Simon, foreign policy, defense policy
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall Moderator: Jennifer Widner, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Director, Bobst Center for Peace and Justice Daniel Biederman '75 Julius Coles '66 Richard Leone '65, '69 Mary Procter '71 Feb. 24, 2006 Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Topics: Jennifer Widner, Daniel Biederman, Julius Coles, Richard Leone, Mary Procter, public service
byHarvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society
A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 10:00 - 11:00 Panel I: What the Broadcasters are doing A few broadcasters display and discuss their efforts - the opportunities and obstacles they have experienced - with incorporating, experimenting with, or using participatory and emerging social media tools. Panelists include: David Liroff (WGBH Vice President and Chief Technology Officer), Terry Heaton (President, DONATA. Communication), Bill... Topics: David Liroff, Terry Heaton, Bill Buzenberg, Chris Lydon, media, public broadcasting
byHarvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet and Society
A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 11:30 - 11:40 - High Order Bit: The War Tapes The War Tapes is a documentary shot by US soldiers from the front lines of Iraq, Director Deborah Scranton had the necessary funding and approval to work as an embedded journalist in the second Iraq war; instead, she went forward with her unique vision.directing a documentary film from the Internet. Ten self-selected soldiers from the New Hampshire National... Topics: Deborah Scranton, media
Duke Law School.s Program in Public Law examined Justice O.Connor.s record in such areas as abortion, affirmative action, federalism, gender, religion, and how international law is used by the Court. Featuring Curtis Bradley, Erwin Chemerinsky, Walter Dellinger, Katharine Bartlett, and Neil Siegel of the Duke law faculty, Michael Gerhardt of the UNC law faculty, plus Sam Sankar, a clerk to Justice O'Connor during the 2003 Term and currently with Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale & Dorr....
Ed Felten, an expert in computer security, talks about how personal computers and the Internet have affected the use of media such as music and movies, and about the legal, political and policy struggles that have resulted. Website: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~felten/rip/ Oct 12, 2004 Princeton University Length: 1:16:58 Topic: Ed Felten
Moderator: David S. Broder, Columnist, The Washington Post PRIOR Paper Author: Alan Ehrenhalt, Executive Editor, Governing Magazine Panelists: Jon S. Corzine, Governor, State of New Jersey Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. '79, Governor, Maryland This panel was part of the 2006 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, held April 28-29, 2006 at Princeton University, by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) Length: 57:08 Topics: David S. Broder, Alan Ehrenhalt, Jon S. Corzine, Robert L. Ehrlich
"Votes, Bits and Bytes" Panel 1: Citizenship Are information and communications technologies making it possible for new forms of citizenship? Are new technologies drawing new people into the political process? Are we able to engage in politics in more meaningful ways than before? Is the impact greatest on local, state, federal campaigns? Are we able to become global citizens? Chair: Prof. Charles Nesson, Harvard Law School Panelist: HYPERLINK "http://www.hoder.com/weblog/"... Topics: voting, democracy, Charles Nesson, Pippa Norris, Tom Sander
Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Princeton University, discusses "Misunderestimating Terrorism: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism". Krueger presents his research on the factors that lead some people to participate in terrorism. He also describes his efforts to derive more accurate measures of terrorism. December 2, 2004 - Princeton University Length: 28:24 minutes Topics: Alan Krueger, terrorism
The first panel of the Princeton 2005 Colloquium, "Rethinking the War on Terror" looks at the challenges of U.S. diplomatic efforts in the wake of the war in Iraq. Moderator: Amb. Edmund Hull, WWS Diplomat-in-Residence Panelists: - Hady Amr, Managing Partner, Amr Grouop - Nadia Bilbasey, Washington correspondent, Al-Arabiya TV - Amb. Theodore Kattouf, CEO, AMIDEAST Princeton Apr 8, 2005 Length: 1:21:34 For more information see 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International... Topics: terrorism, Edmund Hull, Hady Amr, Nadia Bilbasey, Theodore Kattouf
Panel I: Energy Lincoln Pratson - moderator - Associate Professor of Sedimentary Geology, Nicholas School Jason Grumet - Executive Director of the National Commission on Energy Policy Simon B. Rich, Jr. - Chairman of the Board of Visitors, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, former CEO of Louis Dreyfus Holding Co. and former Chairman and CEO of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Joseph Stanislaw - Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Energy Research Associates... Topics: energy, Lincoln Pratson, Jason Grumet, Simon Rich
Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, speaks to a Columbia University conference on UN reform Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (Oct 17, 2005) Length: 39 mins Topic: Kofi Annan
The Doha Declaration: the World Affirms the Natural Family and Marriage. William L. Saunders, Jr. Family Research Council Center for Human Life and Bioethics. An America's Founding and Future Lecture. February 13, 2005 - Princeton University, James Madison Program Topics: William L. Saunders, family, marriage
Michael Gordon, Chief Military Correspondent, The New York Times April 4, 2006 60 minutes Michael Gordon draws from his recently published book, Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq, to discuss the strategic and political miscalculations by both Saddam Hussein and the United States before the launching of the war in Iraq. On the Iraq side, Gordon states that Hussein was more concerned about internal threats within the country and possible risks related to Iran than... Topics: Michael Gordon, Iraq
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A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 5:15 - 5:30 PM Closing Remarks: Charles Nesson, Co-founder and Faculty Director of the Berkman Center (add your notes) (comment on the blog post) Topics: Charles Nesson, media, public broadcasting
George Mitchell, SIPA Sr. Research Scholar and Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader speaks to a Columbia University conference on UN reform Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (Oct 17, 2005) Length: 24:04 Topics: United Nations, George Mitchell
How can you tell if you.re winning a war on terrorism? This panel is part of "Rethinking the War on Terror", the theme of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs. (website: http://www.wws.princeton.edu/pcpia/) Moderator: Alan Krueger, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University Panelists: - Larry Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of BERG Associates, LLC - Raphael Perl, Senior Analyst for terrosim policy, Congressional Research Service - Peter... Topics: Alan Krueger, Larry Johnson, Raphael Perl, Peter Probst, terrorism